David Jahnes

Firefighter David Jahnes fell ill while at the scene of an investigation into an odor at a bank which turned out to be an overheating battery in the alarm system. Firefighter Jahnes was treated by fellow responders and transported by the Nyack Ambulance Corps to the hospital where later during treatment he suffered coronary failure and passed away.

Incident Location: 20 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 (U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 9086 4951)

Department Information

Nyack Fire Department – Fire Patrol
15 Park ST POB 91
U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 9070 4952
Nyack, New York 10960-0091

Chief: John Galietta

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 58 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 18, 2017 08:30
Date of death: Dec 18, 2017 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: Store/Office